The Institute for Food and Development Policy, a nonprofit known as Food First, released a new book entitled Fertile Ground: Scaling Agroecology from the Ground Up, edited by Groundswell International Executive Director and co-founder Steve Brescia. Fertile Ground presents nine innovative case studi
Nichole Cirillo talks accountability in our food system, why reconnecting to our food supply might be the biggest advantage we can give our food system, and how one simple diet change can have far-reaching impacts.
Keri Glassman talks about her lifelong passion for food and nutrition and how she instills that interest in others through nutrition education and helping people to make small shifts in their diet that lead to long-term health.
Michel Nishan talks about his multifaceted approach to food system change; his approach? Tear down barriers and create meaningful food policy that benefit low-incomes families so that they are able to provide healthy, fresh foods to their families. If they can afford it, they will buy it.
Norbert Wilson talks about the eye-opening experiences he had after college that led to his dedication to research why we eat what we eat and the circumstances that drive food waste. He also shares his ideas about how to create a more accessible food system for all.
Janelle Nanos talks with Food Tank about how she uses her passion for journalism to positively impact our wasteful food system, the simple changes we can make daily to reduce waste, and what gives her hope that we are approaching a turning point in our food system.
Corby Kummer is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which will be held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.
Patricia Baker, Senior Policy Advocate at Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI), is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which will be held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.
Oliver Gottfried works around the United States and the world, focusing on farm workers rights, elevating their voices so that they can pursue better lives. He urges consumers to get to know their food system so that we can all take action when injustices arise.
Monique Mikhail looks for food system solutions by trading in big agribusiness for support of small-scale, ecological farmers. She calls for investment sustainability that is spear-headed by the current generation and an education system that passes on that knowledge to future generations.